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Council Chamber

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Main stairs Town Hall as described in the listing particulars
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Interior of screen at top of first flight main stairs Town Hall (not mentioned in listing particulars)
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Vestibule beyond screen lincrusta above dado rail
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Council Chamber 2012 looking south-east
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Council Chamber 2012 looking east
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Council Chamber in 1959
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Council Chamber 2012 looking south 6-panelled door remains
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Council Chamber probably c. 1952.The rich panelling and carved ornate canopy over the Mayor's seat have all been removed, but components survive in private ownership. The tapestries were sold off in 1965. The canopy with the town seal can be seen in the Blake Museum.
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Council Chamber 2012 moulded cornice with gold band to high ceiling above false ceiling
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Council Chamber 2012 moulded cornice with gold band
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Council Chamber 2012 lincrusta (?) on celing plus blue & gold edge to ceiling moulding
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North end Ornate ceiling rose above suspended ceiling
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South end ornate celing rose
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North-east corner above trapdoor showing intact cornice and curved north wall
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flock wallpaper exposed above trapdoor
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Curved section of intact cornice along north wall and edge of central ceiling rose on right

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